Terrorists still getting aid from Pakistan--BJP

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Jaipur, Nov 28 (UNI) Former BJP President M Venkaiah Naidu today said that terrorist outfits operative in the country were still getting aid and support from Pakistan and the UPA Government at the Centre should mount press up on its Pakistani counterpart to plug this channel.

Talking to reporters here today Mr Naidu said "We are subjected to a proxy war and our government should effectively take up the matter with its Pakistan counterpart".

He said the then Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had assured thenthen Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee that his country would not allow to use its land for terrorists activities against India.

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh should exert pressure upon the neighbouring country to keep the commitment made by the then Prime Minister.

Reiterating BJP's stance on terrorism, Mr Naidu urged the UPA Government to review its policy (of soft peddling) and take effective action to fight out the menace.

"We all are required to take on the threat unitedly, the BJP is ready to offer its support and solidarity with the government but effective handling and action depends up on the government initiatives only".

He said his party did not intend to exploit unfortunate happenings in Mumbai in ensuing Assembly polls but that had automatically become an issue and the Congress was set to suffer loss at the hustings for its "failure in effective handling of terrorism".

The BJP was all set to win election and form new government in four states--Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Delhi, Mr Naidu claimed.

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